Small Business Holiday Ribbons

Shop Small Business Saturday

You might not realize it, but every time you take a yoga class at your neighborhood spot or buy a gift from the local artist down the street, you’re shopping small and making a difference. In fact, for every dollar spent at a small business in the U.S., approximately 67 cents stays in the local community. So when you Shop Small on Small Business Saturday—and all year long—it can help add up to a big impact.

Since its inception in 2010, the Shop Small Movement has grown rapidly. Many small, community retailers and other businesses participate in the sales involved on the Saturday after Thanksgiving to promote buying locally. And, with more than half of every dollar spent staying in the community where you are making your purchase, the small business owner is becoming more and more significant.

So, how does a small business owner keep up to date with that tradition? Here are three of our products that will aid any small (or large) business during their holiday endeavors.

Custom Ribbon Rolls

a small business can use custom ribbon rolls for product packaging

From using hashtags on social media promotions to advertising in your store or office, every small business owner understands the importance of getting their company name out there. Custom ribbon rolls are here to help you with that. From everyday product packaging to specialty holiday gift wrapping, adding logos and text to any of our custom rolls are sure to bring a bit more life to your brand.

No matter your setting, ribbon rolls can help with your holiday decorating. Create a ribbon wall to cover bare spaces or hang in a doorway to add some festivity to your shop. Oh, and bows! Don’t forget the bows! From large to small, branded ribbons are perfect for adding bows to wreaths, garlands and other promotional displays.

Give your customers an interactive experience at your holiday events with fun party favors wrapped in custom ribbon rolls. Add a festive message or stick with your branding. But, no matter what your decision, these ribbons are sure to be remembered.

Custom Text Vertical Badge Ribbons

a small business can use vertical badge ribbons for holiday sales

There truly is no better way to promote a sale than with custom text ribbons. Get creative with the text you add to these vertical ribbons, and they will become your best friend during any sale or special promotion. Order them with pins to attach them to products or double sided tape to add them to name tags.

Do you have items that are for display only? What about bottles of perfumes or lotions that you want labeled as testers? These ribbons are the perfect addition to those shelves full of products that need distinctions. Add nearly any text you need and go crazy with where you need to place them. With the high-quality satin acetate material, your added tags are sure to be glamorous.

Badge ribbons are the best for adding titles and other needed information to name tags. Recognize your employee of the month with a special ribbon. Or, add a ribbon to the front counter letting customers know it’s an employee’s birthday or another special day. These ribbons don’t have limitations!

Custom Pointed-Top Ribbons

a small business can use custom top ribbons for promoting sales

With full-color printing and the elegant finish on these custom top ribbons, the possibilities are nearly endless. Use these as fancy price tags for larger items in your store. Or, add prices to shelving using these ribbons to make everything have a classy feel.

Design a ribbon to say thank you to all of your customers for their purchase. Then, toss one into their bag as you hand it to them. Customers are sure to remember your business when they see these impressive ribbons once they unload their bags. And, better yet, your customer’s friends and family are pretty much guaranteed to see the ribbons as well, and viola, better advertising!

Do you have a special holiday sale coming up that you need to promote? These custom ribbons are the perfect answer to your needs. With the ability to print in full-color and add bleeds, adding logos and holiday messages just got easier. And, the event cards on the back of the ribbons can be turned into raffle tickets during your sale.

Other Ribbon Uses for a Small Business

What are some other ways you can use these three ribbon types? What about the rest of our ribbons? Let us know, or better yet, show us what you did with your custom ribbons for Small Business Saturday.

Grosgrain Leftovers & Ways to Use Them

Leftover ribbons are great, aren’t they? Especially when they are of the grosgrain variety!

use grosgrain ribbon leftovers for all sorts of homemade crafts and DIY projectsThese unique ribbons are a great way to add some depth to any homemade confectionery. Due to their unusual ribbed design, grosgrain ribbons are super fun to work with. From scrapbook page decorations to adding some character to a table runner, here are some fun and creative ways to use these textured ribbons.

Preserving Your Memories

From photo borders to pretty little flowers, grosgrain ribbons are a fun addition to any scrapbook. Line pages with these ribbons to create a bit of depth and character to your memories. Or, create little embellishments to add to each page in a memory book.

Other ribbon rolls are fun additions as well. Use satin ribbons for a refined touch, or use full color ribbons to remember specific details about different events. Remember to be as creative as you want when adorning your scrapbooks. Uniqueness is where it all lies.

Home, Office and Party Decor

use grosgrain ribbon scraps for DIY projects in your home or officeWhether it is for use in your home or elsewhere, grosgrain ribbons are sure to add character to any event or party. Use scraps of ribbon to decorate lamps and other fixtures around each room. Small ribbon strips are perfect for hanging pictures and greeting cards. And, with the ribbed design on a grosgrain ribbon, any embellishments are sure to stand out.

Or, spice up your office decor with ribbon flowers or other trinkets made from this fun ribbon. Add them to picture frames, mirrors and anything else your heart desires. Hang strips of ribbons leftover from fun events you have attended to remind you of the good times. Or, tape them around your computer monitor for a creative look.

Homemade Awards and Identification

grosgrain ribbons are perfect for homemade awards and other identification needsMake awards using personalized ribbon rolls fashioned into a lanyard with a candy bar attached at the end for a medal. Or create a fun lanyard for your keys or a name badge with grosgrain ribbons. They provide a different look for your identification needs.

But, no matter how you decide to use these fun, unique ribbons, remember to keep your imagination active. The possibilities are endless!

Have you created something fun and useful with grosgrain ribbon leftovers? Let us know in the comments.

3 Amazing Ways to Brand with Ribbon Rolls

Ideas such as corporate gifting are amazing ways to get your brand recognized.

using custom ribbon rolls is an amazing way to be your brand recognizedAnd, the best way to accomplish brand recognition is with personalized ribbon rolls. From adding your company mission statement to finishing a ribbon with your logo, any company knows how important branding is. And, once you have those branded ribbon rolls, here are some amazing ways to use them.

Wrapping & Corporate Gifting

It’s no secret that ribbon rolls are the perfect accent to any gift! And once they are personalized with a company logo, there’s no stopping them. So, pull out your ribbon roll and start smothering your corporate gifts with them. From show-stopping bows to a simple strand wrapped around some colorful paper, your branded ribbon is sure to please any recipient.

Because of the branding, each recipient will always remember where they got that amazing gift. So, no matter what your corporate gift may be, don’t forget that ever important ribbon.

Corporate Get-Togethers & Other Events

Do you have a summer event planned for your company? Don’t underestimate the power of branded ribbons for your decorations. Even though most company events are for employees and colleagues who already know your brand, others may still see your decorations. So, keep your decor branded with easy-to-use custom ribbon rolls.

From table centerpieces to picture perfect selfie props, colorful imprinted ribbons are the ideal accessory. Even wrap them around cutlery for summer picnics or a more formal corporate dinner. And, they are perfect for tying up a small bag of goodies for each person to take home. At that point, your branding has even more power because the friends and family of each employee will be able to see your message on each ribbon.

using custom ribbon rolls is an amazing way to be your brand recognizedMarketing & Company Promotions

Most businesses understand that branding and marketing go hand-in-hand. However, there are some things to consider. Even large companies use custom ribbon marketing. Promoting your brand with personalized ribbons is almost a must in the world today. From wrapping a purchase at a large department store to sending out event invitations, every business can, and should, benefit from using ribbon branding.

So, no matter your need, remember that custom ribbon rolls are amazing for branding!

Trade Shows and 5 Ways to Promote Your Brand

Quality ribbons promote company brands at trade shows and other events.

The way to increase brand recognition is to increase brand exposure, and using custom ribbons with your company name or logo at trade shows can help you do just that.

Ribbons to use at trade shows to promote your bandEven within one industry, there is a lot of competition. Many companies sell similar products, and all of them are trying to convince customers to buy from them. If you want to stand out from the crowd, people need to know who you are. They need to see your logo and recognize it as yours.

 

What a perfect opportunity to get your name and logo out there for customers to see. Trade shows are an excellent opportunity to showcase your products and advertise your brand. Everyone there is interested in your industry and will be looking for the products which you sell.

There are a plethora of marketing tools to use to promote your brand at trade shows. An easy tool to use is ribbons. Ribbons are fun, decorative and eye-catching.

Here are five ways to use ribbons to promote your brand at trade shows.

Backdrop Decorations

Use colorful ribbon rolls to make a backdrop that will stand out. Add your company name and logo to increase brand recognition. Tie strands of ribbon onto a string to make a garland or simply let them hang down from the top of a backdrop board like a waterfall.

Ribbon Name Badges

Badge ribbons to wear at trade shows

Help customers feel comfortable talking to you by wearing a badge ribbon with your name on it. When your name is visible on your chest, people can relate to you as a person and feel they can walk up to you and ask questions. Ribbon badges also add flair to your work clothes and make you appear friendlier. You may include your company logo on the ribbon as well, but make sure your name is large enough that people can read it from afar.

Fun Giveaways

Nothing gets people coming to your booth like free stuff! But wait! First make your products look extra special by tying pretty ribbons around them. And again, make sure to add your company name and logo so that the people who receive your giveaways remember you.

Booth Displays

Another way to attract people to your booth is by having a charming table display. Use framed photos of your products or employees and tie a beautiful bow around them. Or, put flowers in a vase to give your booth a sweet-smelling aroma.

Support a Cause

Ribbons to show support of a cause at trade shows.

People love it when companies give back to the community. Show your support for a local charity with a custom ribbon that says the name of a cause or non-profit you help fund. Customize these ribbons to have the text on the ends so you can fold the ribbon into a loop and pin it to your chest.

Flower Bouquets and 4 Easy Ways to Tie Them

From school dances to weddings, personalized ribbons and flower bouquets are almost synonymous.

No matter the occasion, flowers wrapped with ribbons are a great accessory! Adding flair and dressing up bouquets may seem like a daunting task. However, with these simple ideas, you can make any floral arrangement even more elegant than you thought possible. From tying simple bows to wrapping long stems together, these ideas are perfectly paired with personalized ribbons.

using single face satin ribbon to tie flower bouquets for weddings and other eventsSimple Knot or Bow

It’s amazing what a simple bow can accomplish! From a simple floral arrangement with only a few flowers to an abundance of flowers and other additions, a small bow will make any bouquet perfect. And, there are multiple ways of presenting this simple bow. Use a small and simple ribbon tied around the bulk of the bouquet stems. Or, layer several ribbons together. Organza and satin faced ribbons are great for this effect.

using custom ribbon rolls to tie flower bouquets for weddings and other eventsWrapped Stems

Make your flowers perfect with custom ribbon rolls! Start at the top of the stems and simply wrap a ribbon around your bouquet or boutonniere stems from top to bottom. Yes, it’s just as easy as it sounds! Once you have the stems wrapped secure the ribbon with a simple tuck or glue it down. Wrapping stems is an elegant way to make your bouquet a bit more formal. This tying method is commonly used for wedding bouquets.

Integrated Ribbons and Flowers

Start this tying method by cutting strips from your custom ribbon rolls. Then, work these strips into the bouquet. Arrange them however you want to make your bouquet even more unique. Once you have worked in all the ribbon strips you want, secure the flower stems with another ribbon strip tied around them. Make this method even better with multiple colors or ribbon types. And, once you have the stems secured, tie multiple bows or weave the ribbons together around the bouquet.

using long streamers to tie flower bouquets for weddings and other eventsLong Flowing Streamers

Currently, floral cascades are trending in the wedding industry. Try taking this lovely idea to the next level with long flowing ribbon streamers to match the length of your bouquet. From delicate ribbons such as organza to flowing lengths of satin faced ribbons, customize these rolls with dates, names and any other important information about your special day. They will make a stunning difference and truly make your bouquet perfect.

Make sure your ribbons match your bouquet!

No matter the method you choose for tying your perfect bouquet, make sure you choose the right color as well. Each ribbon roll option comes with multiple color choices that will match nearly any floral arrangement you can imagine. And, don’t forget to make sure you customization matches your needs as well!